Music : Music And Art Essay

776 Words May 1st, 2016 4 Pages
Austin 1Lesma Taylor-AustinHumanities 1101- 41751Final Research Project Part 3Dean FeldmanApril 12, 2016Ludwig van BeethovenA Composer, Pianist, moody, brilliant musician, one name comes to mind… LudwigVan Beethoven! A protégé of a musical family, Beethoven has a natural touch inexploring the ins and outs of music that will be hard for anyone to follow in years tocome. He has transformed music by exploring the passionate and romantic side incontrast to the classical music (Sayre, 407). Beethoven has taken music to a levelwhere, even though life in itself can be overwhelming, people can find a way to easethe pressure or to express one’s self through music and art that has resulted in savingmany lives.The German musical icon was born in Bonn in 1770 to a father who was very talentedin music himself, to the point where he was hired as a minor musician in the court ofthe archbishop-elector. A job well coveted by others. However, Beethoven’s dad wasmore interesting in drinking than using his skill to support his family, and as a resultall responsibilities fell on Ludwig himself at an early age. He had little choices than tomake the Piano, Organ and Viola his playmate by doing excessive classes that tookaway all his play time. Ludwig seized the opportunity to embrace his passion for
Austin 2music, because it was also a getaway in expressing his feelings, touching the lives ofothers and helping his family through trying periods (Eckley, 1).Beethoven was determined to change the…

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